W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg-old@w3.org > January to April 1996

Re: suggested wording concerning Host

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Tue, 02 Apr 1996 11:09:12 -0800
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9604021109.aa17550@paris.ics.uci.edu>
> I've noticed a cumbersome locution spreading through the HTTP/1.1
> draft that I would like to cut off.  Here's an example:
> 
>     ... and the Host request header (present if the request-URI is not
>     an absoluteURI) ...

Argh, where did that come from?  The Host header is ALWAYS present in
HTTP/1.1.  It is never removed, not even when the full-URI is present.
It will not be removed until HTTP/2.0, which is a different specification.


 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056
    http://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/
Received on Tuesday, 2 April 1996 11:39:34 EST

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Wednesday, 24 September 2003 06:31:49 EDT